Wednesday, October 26, 2005

Cliché: wipe the slate clean

Meaning: start over
Rewrite 1: start over with a sheet of
clean paper
Rewrite 2: begin with a fresh coat of paint
Rewrite 3:
rake away the garbage and start over
Rewrite 4: forget the
mess and try again

Comment: Let's start with a new set of words and get on with it. There are lots of ways to say it.

More reading about clichés
What I found when I
googled “clichés”:
Tokyo on one Cliché a Day, by Seth Stevenson, a regular contributor to, who spent two months in Tokyo on a media fellowship.

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